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December 2, 2015

(Almost) Wordless Wednesday - Lucy :)


Meet our adorable and adoptable friend, Lucy. Adjusting to life at the shelter hasn't been easy for this pretty housepanther. It was evident right away that she was overwhelmed by the unfamiliar sights, sounds and smells that came with the experience. Nervous and scared, she would hiss, growl, and lash out when we would clean her cage or feed her. But something in her eyes told us she was open to trusting humans again.

And then, it began happening. Lucy would calmly smell our hands through her cage bars, and play with toys through them, too. And within the last two weeks, she has begun letting us volunteers pet her, and is hanging out with us when we visit! It also turns out that she is a catnip connoisseur. In a quiet and patient home, we are supremely confident that Lucy will blossom, and that her transformation into some lucky human's loving best friend will be complete. :)

Lucy is about 8 years old, spayed, micro-chipped, and current on her vaccinations. She has tested negative for FIV and FeLV. Now all she needs is someone to give her the chance she wants and deserves.

45 comments:

Summer at sparklecat.com said...

How scared Lucy must have been! I'm glad her real temperament finally revealed itself - and I hope she finds a home for the holidays!

Unknown said...

I love that she's a catnip connoisseur! I hope Lucy finds a great home soon.

Mickey's Musings said...

Lucy was lucky to be in a place willing to give her a chance to
show her purrsonality and show how lovely she can be.
Purrs Georgia and Julie,
Treasure and JJ

NCSue said...

Gorgeous kitty!
Thanks for linking up at http://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2015/11/sparkling-crystal.html

The Whiskeratti said...

She is so lovely. We hope she gets her new home very soon.

Marg said...

Oh Lucy, glad you are adjusting a little bit and we so hope that you find that special home and really soon. Good luck to you.

The Island Cats said...

We're glad Lucy is adjusting to being at PAWS now, but we sure wish she could find her furever home soon.

Alicia Owen said...

Aw, I love black cats. Hope she finds a home soon.

www.shelter-cats.com said...

It's wonderful to see the way Lucy is blossoming. PAWS gave her the time she needed to adjust. It helps that she loves treats too.
xxoo
Maggie

The Menagerie Mom said...

Lucy, you are absolutely gorgeous. Thank you, pawesome PAWS, for giving Lucy (and so many other kitties) the chance that she deserves. Purrs to Lucy and all kitties alike, that they may find their furever homes!

Fuzzy Tales said...

What a darling girl. We have our paws crossed that Lucy doesn't wait long for a wonderful forever home.

Hannah and Lucy said...

Lucy is a beautiful black lady and we hope she will find a loving home very soon and have a life filled with love, happiness and of course lots of fun.
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

Karren Haller said...

We have always adopted our kitties to give them a secure home and in return they become our furfriends forever!! Thanks for sharing about animal shelter vcolunteers

Kitties Blue said...

So super happy that Lucy is warming up to being loved. You know that we will be purring and praying for this beautiful panfur that she has a forever home for the holidays. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

Cat and DOG Chat With Caren said...

what a precious sweetheart....praying she finds a home soon!
xoxo

Athena Cat Goddess Wise Kitty said...

Aww... Lucy... hope you find your purrfect home very soon!

Purrs xx
Athena and Marie

Brian said...

Such a beauty. We sure hope Lucy gets her chance super soon.

The Daily Pip said...

She is absolutely beautiful. I would like to give her a big hug ...though not sure she would like that much.

Colehaus Cats said...

Aww, Lucy, you are a beautiful Love Panther! We'll hope the right forever family finds you very soon so they can get some of your loving too!

CATachresis said...

I would hiss and scratch a bit too, Lucy if I was in your predicament! I hope you settle down and find a loving forever home soon xxx

Sandee said...

Awww, I hope Lucy finds a wonderful forever home soon.

Have a terrific Wordless Wednesday. ☺

Marvelous.is.terrific@gmail.com said...

A cat like Nellie! We are keeping our fingers (and claws) crossed Lucy finds a forever home soon!
Nellie's Mommy

Molly said...

What a lovely looking cat and her eyes seem to match the wall colour

Mollyxxx

da tabbies o trout towne said...

lucy....we iz sorree....troo lee....stuffz knot been sew eazzee for ewe....

N we all sew troo lee hope ewe find....& yur IN ...yur for everz home by mid month....sew ya can start makin planz for Christmas ~~~~ all de best two ewe ♥♥♥

Unknown said...

It breaks my heart when cats are that fearful in the shelter system. I'm so glad you had the opportunity to let this pretty girl rest, relax and learn to trust.

Jean from Welcome to the Menagerie

Memories of Eric and Flynn said...

Poor Lucy! I am glad you are adjusting now and hope you soon get your forever home.

Melissa, Mudpie and Angel Truffles (Mochas, Mysteries and Meows) said...

Precious little angel...she is just beautiful!

Kathe W. said...

awww I sure hope she gets a nice new home soon.

Anonymous said...

Lucy is gorgeous! Surely anyone would love to have such a beautiful panther! xo

pilch92 said...

Lucy is beautiful and I love her name :) I hope she gets her forever home for Christmas.

Cara n Crew said...

Lucy is beautiful! poor thing. We are so thankful that PAWS is there for her and she can take her time to settle in. we glad she is/has, too! :) purrs it won't be long and she'll be settling in to a new forever home.

pip, smidgen, minnie, hollie, sharpie

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

Aww, Lucy is so beautiful, I'm glad you've helped her come out of her shell! I hope she finds a new loving home soon!
Love & biscuits,
Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them

Robin said...

Lucy is a gorgeous panfur! She seems like a really gentle lady. I hope that she finds a peaceful forever home this holiday season!
-Purrs from your friends at www.PlayfulKitty.net

The Florida Furkids said...

Lucy is stunning...we hope her forever home finds her soon.

The Florida Furkids

Hilary said...

such a beautiful girl (with a great name)

LP said...

What a sweet face Lucy has. May she find her happily ever after soon. :)

the critters in the cottage xo

Tamago said...

What a pretty girl Lucy is. She sounds such a sweetie, too. With patient, loving family, I'm sure she will blossom beautifully :-)

A Tonl said...

oh Lucy, you're such a gorgeous housepanther!!!

Sasha + Saku said...

Purrs to Lucy, we sure hopes her furever home comes soon.

Sasha, Sami, & Saku

Danielle L Zecher said...

She's so pretty! Glad she's starting to warm up to people! Hopefully her furever home will come along very soon.

Katie Isabella said...

Bless her. Kisses dearest girl.

Deb Barnes said...

What a love - thank you to all of the kind volunteers who have been so patient and caring with her. Purrs from Deb and the Zee/Zoey gang

Seville at Nerissa's Life said...

Lucy is beautiful! And a lover of the nip? EXCELLENT. I'm purring she finds her forever home very, very soon.

Purrs,
Seville

Unknown said...

What a beautiful girl! Sharing.

Kjelle Bus aka Charlie Rascal said...

What a gotgeous housepanter Lucy is !
Keep my paws crossed that she will find a foreverhome real soon !!

XOXO